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ever been far enough from the earth to see the whole thing. like the crew of apollo 8, who took this picture commonly known as "earth rise" from the window of the craft as they orbited the moon in 1968. unfortunately, nearly half the earth was in shadow. an unmanned soviet spacecraft called zond 7 got this shot during a lunar fly-by. palin 1969. i guess you would call that a gibbous earth. not quite full but close. but 40 years ago today three people were able to get this amazing view of the earth, fully lit by the sun. it is probably a shot you have seen so often you don't think how amazing it really is. it was nicknamed the blue marble and it was taken by one of the astronauts on board, apollo 17. apollo 17 launched 40 years ago today, december 7, 1972. it was a night launch, aiming for the littoral valley. gene cernan, harrison jack schmitt and ron evans aboard. apollo 17 launched at night, and when they landed three days later, the sun was behind them. and so that particular launch trajectory put a fully formed beautifully lit earth in the window of the command module at a t
Dec 8, 2012 10:00am PST
.: for all mankind. god speed the crew of apollo 17. ♪ >> i'm convinced that the space program will come back. >> the country needs to have something to look up to, to be proud of 6789 what can we do 10,000 years, look how far in 70 years. my grandfather on a farm in michigan had a ringing phone, no electricity, and an out house and watched a man on the moon in her lifetime. i'd like to see-- i hope that happens. >> . >> jamie: a very important special, if you have memories, personal memories, even if you don't. joining us now on the phone retired u.s. air force colonel, current nasa astronauts dr. coleman spent more than 4,000 hours in space aboard the space shuttle columbia on board the international space station, she's done it all. dr. coleman, katie, great to have you here. >> it's nice to be there. >> jamie: what is that anniversary, that date, today, mean to you? >> well, the fact that it's 40 years since apollo 17, in some ways, it seems like such a big number and yet, i think that what we've done in the meantime is just simply amazing and to think back this is the last time that
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
jim lovell from apollo 13 afford to was special the 40th anniversary of the last lunar landing and the one flight thadid not make it. but outshone many people for how they handled the crisis. >> the crew of apollo 13. >> 56 hours into the fligh the finished broadcast showing how comfortably they lived and worked. >> we will get back to a pleasant evening. >> nine minutes later oxygen tank number two blew up causing the number one tank to fail. >> houston we have a problem. forever linked to commander jim lovell. >> when the explosion occurred why not apollo 12414? i could not beeve what was happening. then i said it is me. it is now.
Dec 9, 2012 8:30am EST
at citi.com/pricerewind. >> well, we thought our chances were 10 percent. >> apollo 13 commander thinking one out of 10 chances of surviving that. isn't that out of this world? >> and you know what else is stock picks from our shooting stars. none of them heroes, t they are all good friends. >> the space program, for america. liquiify national gas is huge . the company will do extraordinary well because of it cheniere. >> i agree with you about natural gas in geral. but i rather have companies that are making money >> what is making money. >> i think boring is it better. >> hey, i built a crire on it. >> it is it a three percent dividend yield as walgreen is, it is a good idea. >> ben?
Dec 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
and god willing as we should return. for all mankind. god speed to apollo 17. ♪ ♪ >> i'm convinced the space program will come back. the country needs to have something to look forward to, to look up to, to be proud of. what could we do, look how far we went in 70 years. my grandmother, had no electricity, an outhouse and she watched the first guy walk on the moon. >> i would like to see the next generation footprints on the moon. i hope that happens. >> heather: you can catch that entire documentary fox news reporting "fly me to the moon." it airs right here 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> an update on venezuelan president hugo chavez. why he is heading back to the hospital. >> heather: plus right to work legislation setting off a firestorm in michigan. now thousands of union members are gearing up for a second round of protests at the state capital. how will this battle end of. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain
Dec 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
. god's speed to apollo 17. >> tomorrow night don't miss fox news report fly me to the moon hosted by neil cavuto. >>> tonight a professional football player is dead another one charged with a shooting. the latest on fox top story when we come back. initiated. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. >> tonight marks the first night of hanukkah. the story of hanukkah dates back thousands of girls when a small group known as the maccabees fought a war and won. when they returned to jerusalem there was only enough oil to burn the temple lamp for one night. by some miracle it burned for 8 years. the